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Classic TV Commercials uploaded by HappySwordsman

Public domain commercials uploaded by user with username HappySwordsman, with emphasis on 1950s/1960s commercials. This also includes videos compiled a particular theme ("1950s commercials (misc)" series, etc) Most of these are taken directly from the shows they originally aired in, and most of these shows have also been uploaded in the section Classic TV uploaded by HappySwordsman. The commercials uploaded include filmed commercials as well as live commercials.

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Classic TV Commercials
Television

TOPIC
Classic TV Commercial 880
Advertising 667
1950s 486
Advertisement 374
Fifties 262
50s 247
Television 164
1960s 143
Classic TV 138
Old 84
Edible 81
Car 77
Cars 76
60s 74
Sixties 74
Automobile 62
Food 62
Commercial 58
Cigarettes 53
TV 51
Tobacco 49
Retro 44
1955 42
1959 39
1960 36
Live commercial 36
1957 35
1953 33
1956 32
Chevrolet 32
UK adverts 32
1958 30
1954 29
1952 28
1960's 27
60's 26
Commercials 25
DeSoto 25
Kodak 25
1970s 24
Lucky Strike 23
Smoking 23
Product 21
1951 20
1965 20
Cigarette 20
Live Commercial 20
Automobiles 19
Shampoo 19
1950's 18
1976 18
Hair 18
1961 17
50's 17
Classic TV Commercials 17
Classic Television 17
Laundry Detergent 17
Breakfast 16
Cereal 16
Deodorant 16
Not edible 16
Toothpaste 16
Westinghouse 16
Vintage 15
Dodge 14
Soap 14
Camera 13
WTF 13
Classic Commercials 12
Oldsmobile 12
Buster Keaton 11
Coca-Cola 11
Misc 1950s commercials 11
Timex 11
advertising 11
Classic Commercial 10
Plymouth 10
1967 9
Cake 9
Classic PSA 9
Cleaning 9
Comedy 9
Listerine 9
Not Edible 9
Tareyton 9
1940s 8
1950 8
1964 8
1968 8
Booze 8
Inedible 8
Jell-O 8
Jingle 8
RCA Victor 8
Remington Rand 8
S&H Green Stamps 8
Stopette 8
Betty Crocker 7
Beverage 7
Chocolate 7
Classic TV commercial 7
Closing Logo 7
Coffee 7
Dog 7
Frigidaire 7
Ident 7
Idents 7
Not New 7
Palmolive 7
Public Service Announcement 7
RCA 7
Sunbeam 7
Toni 7
Washing Machine 7
1949 6
1962 6
Causes Cancer 6
Cheap 6
Classic 6
Dated 6
General Electric 6
John Cameron Swayze 6
Laundry detergent 6
Live Television 6
Margarine 6
Milk 6
Promo 6
Rated G 6
Revlon 6
Skippy Peanut Butter 6
Truck 6
40s 5
Anacin 5
Aunt Jemima 5
Candy 5
Chef Boyardee 5
Cigar 5
Clairol 5
Classic cars 5
Closing Logos 5
Coke 5
Colgate 5
Dogs 5
Halo shampoo 5
Kellogg's 5
Kinescope 5
Kraft 5
LOL 5
LS/MFT 5
Live TV 5
Low Budget 5
NBC 5
Pall Mall 5
Pen 5
Pepto-Bismol 5
Public Domain 5
Refrigerator 5
Simon Pure Beer 5
Soft Drink 5
Television set 5
advertisement 5
classic TV commercial 5
laundry detergent 5
1966 4
70s 4
Aerowax 4
Ajax 4
Antacid 4
Aspirin 4
Boring 4
Bread 4
Camay 4
Cat 4
Chevrolet Corvair 4
Cigars 4
Commercial Break 4
Corny 4
Detergent 4
Dorothy Collins 4
Dutch Masters 4
Eastern Airlines 4
General Motors 4
Hair spray 4
Harriet Nelson 4
Home movie camera 4
It's Toasted 4
Ivory Soap 4
Keyword 4
Lipstick 4
Not Food 4
Not butter 4
PSA 4
Pens 4
Pure Oil 4
Quaker Oats 4
Watch 4
Wine 4
gas 4
1969 3
1972 3
LANGUAGE
english 540
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A 1954 commercial for RDX diet pills. Yes, this kind of snake oil also existed in the 1950s.
Topics: Classic TV Commercial, Advertising, Advertisement, 1950s, 50s, Fifties, Diet Pills, RDX
An early 1953 commercial for Lucky Strike cigarettes, consisting of a close-up of a woman (Dorothy Collins) pitching the product. (this commercial may have also aired in 1952)
Topics: Classic TV Commercial, Advertising, Advertisement, 1950s, 50s, Fifties, Lucky Strike
A 1956 commercial for the Kodak Signet 40 camera, which used 35mm film.
Topics: Classic TV Commercial, 1950s, 1956, Kodak, Camera
A 1959 commercial for Black Flag "insect bomb" (fly spray). "Black Flag Dead".
Topics: Classic TV Commercial, 1950s, Advertising, Advertisement, Fly Spray
A 1961 commercial for Sani-Flush, which almost shows a toilet.
Topics: Classic TV Commercial, 1960s, 60s, Sixties, Old, Toilet, Not edible
A 1960 commercial for "Off" insect repellent.
Topics: Classic TV Commercial, 1960s, 60s, Sixties, Advertising, Advertisement
An amusing and humorous commercial for the now-defunct Fresh deodorant. The commercial spoofs the female stereotypes of the era.
Topics: Classic TV Commercial, 1962, Deodorant, 1960s, 60s, Secretary, Comedy, Female, Gender roles
An old, classic commercial for Aunt Jemima pancakes from around 1967. With jingle, but has poor color-quality.
( 2 reviews )
Topics: Classic TV, Television, Commercial, Commercials, Advertising, 60s, 60's, 1960s, 1960's, Sixties,...
Another 1950 commercial for Camel cigarettes. This one features a jingle. It just amazes me that we can watch a commercial from over 60 years ago.
Topics: Classic TV Commercial, 1950s, 50s, Fifties, Advertising, Advertisement
An obnoxious 1962 commercial for Green Mint mouthwash. Helen isn't being invited to parties because she has bad breath...
( 1 reviews )
Topics: Classic TV Commercial, 1960s, 60s, Advertising, Advertisement, Obnoxious, Annoying, Mouthwash
A 1962 commercial for cancer-causing Salem cigarettes.
Topics: Classic TV Commercial, Causes Cancer, 1962, 1960s, Cigarette, Cigarettes
A "Live" 1953 commercial for Kix Cereal. This is taken directly from an episode of "Ding Dong School", which can also be downloaded on the internet archive. The host of the show, who to an extent had creative control, insisted that only products that were beneficial to children could be advertised on the program. This is a long commercial, but there were only two commercials during the entire 30-minute broadcast. See complete broadcast here: Ding Dong School
Topics: Cereal, Food, Edible, 1950s, 50s, Fifties, Classic TV Commercial, Classic Television, Live...
Three 1954 commercials for Welch's Family Wine, a "kosher" wine. I don't normally upload live commercials, but due to the rarity of these 3 commercials I decided to upload them as separate files (they come from the sole surviving episode of "On Your Way", which can also be downloaded from the Internet Archive).
Topics: Classic TV Commercial, Classic TV Commercials, Live Commercial, Live Commercials, Old, Wine, Booze,...
A 1952 commercial for Kellogg's Shredded Wheat.
Topics: Classic TV Commercial, Television, 1950s, 50s, Fifties, Advertising, Advertisement
Aired 1957, here's three commercials for the ill-fated Edsel car (1958 model year?), which despite some innovative features ended up being a major commercial failure. The car is considered a sought-after classic today. This was back when a 60-minute show often had less than 10 minutes of commercials, but the commercials were often all for the same company!
Topics: Edsel, Car, Automobile, 1950s, 50s, Fifties, Flop, Flops, 1957, 1958, Commercial, Commercials,...
A 1959 commercial for Timex watches.
Topics: Classic TV Commercial, Watch, 1950s, 50s, Fifties, Timex
A 1960 commercial for King-Size Coca-Cola from "A Sweater for Rick" which can be downloaded elsewhere on the Internet Archive. I'm not a fan of the female singer but overall this is a good commercial.
( 3 reviews )
Topics: 1960, 1960s, 60s, 1960's, 60's, Sixties, TV, Television, Classic, Commercial, Commercials, Old,...
A 1954 commercial for the "big screen" RCA "Master 21" TV set, with a 21-inch screen....for $199.95, which was a lot of money in those days.
Topics: Classic TV Commercial, 1950s, 50s, Fifties, RCA, RCA Victor, Advertising, Advertisement, Television...
A 1956 commercial for a Frigidaire refrigerator.
Topics: Classic TV Commercial, 1950s, 50s, Fifties, Refrigorators, Refrigerator, Frigidaire, Advertising,...
A 1952 commercial for Chesterfield cigarettes. The picture quality is bad, but not as bad as the commercial itself...terrible, just terrible.
Topics: Classic TV Commercial, Terrible, 1950s, Advertising, Advertisement, Cigarette, Cigarettes
A 1958 commercial for a watch called the Bulova Senator.
Topics: Classic TV Commercial, Advertising, 1950s, 50s, Fifties, Bulova
A classic commercial for "Instant Quaker Oatmeal" from 1967. The commercial features Elizabeth Montgomery and Dick York, playing their characters from the sitcom "Bewitched", the commercial was also filmed on the shows kitchen set. Please forgive the badly-faded color-quality.
( 3 reviews )
Topics: Classic TV, Television, 60s, 60's, 1960s, 1960's, Sixties, Commercial, Quaker Oats, Vintage, Food,...
A 1959 commercial for Quaker Oats.
Topics: 1959, 1950s, 50s, Quaker Oats, Food, Edible, Advertising, Advertisement, Classic TV Commercial,...
A classic 1956 commercial for the Sunbeam mixmaster. Typical of Sunbeam commercials of 1956. It also promotes other Sunbeam products.
( 1 reviews )
Topics: Classic TV Commercial, 1950s, 50s, Fifties, Sunbeam, Sunbeam Mixmaster, Mixer, Mixmaster
A 1954 commercial for Dixie Cups Paper Cups. This commercial aired live and features Mary Hartline. The complete telecast can also be found on IA here http://www.archive.org/details/1954circus
( 1 reviews )
Topics: 1954, TV, Television, 1950s, 50s, 1950's, 50's, Fifties, Dixie Cups, Paper Cups, Kinescope, Mary...
A 1950 commercial for a General Electric television set. The model shown is (presumably) the 16T5 model. This is a live commercial, as was typical in the US at the time.
Topics: Classic TV Commercial, 1950s, 50s, Fifties, General Electric, Advertising, Advertisement, Live...
A 1959 commercial for a general cleaning product (walls, floor, etc etc) called "Handy Andy", which the commercial promotes as containing "No smelly kerosene".
Topics: Classic TV Commercial, 1950s, 50s, Fifties, Cleaner, Cleaning, Television
A commercial for Post Raisin bran. This commercial promotes a competition to win a Plymouth.
Topics: Classic TV, Television, 1950s, 50s, Fifties, Classic TV Commercial, Advertising, Advertisement
A 1954 commercial for Rybutol vitamins.
Topics: Classic TV Commercial, 1950s, 50s, Fifties, Rybutol
A classic 1955 commercial for Chef Boyardee Spaghetti Sauce with Meat. This was a daytime commercial, hence the low budget and slow pacing. FYI, Chef Boyardee was a real person, real name Ettore Boiardi.
( 1 reviews )
Topics: Classic TV, Television, Classic TV Commercial, 1950s, 50s, Fifties, Chef Boyardee, Food, Edible,...
From a 1957 daytime broadcast, here are two commercials Wisk laundry detergent. According to Wikipedia, Wisk was launched in 1956 as the first liquid laundry detergent. So the product was still pretty new at the time these aired!
Topics: Classic TV, TV, Television, Classic TV Commercial, Classic Commercials, Classic Commercial, 1950s,...
Another commercial. Exactly how many commercials were made in the 1950s, anyway?
Topics: Classic TV, Television, 1950s, 50s, Fifties, Classic Television, Jell-O, Edible, Classic TV...
A 1954 commercial for Colgate Toothpaste ("Dental Cream"), promoting the fact that it contains "Gardol" (which sounds like a villain in a comic book to me). Please forgive the bad picture quality.
Topics: Classic TV Commercial, 1950s, 50s, Fifties, Television, Advertising, Advertisement, Old
A 1959 commercial for the powdered drink known as "Tang".
Topics: Classic TV, Television, 1950s, 50s, Fifties, Classic TV Commercial, Fabulous Fifties, Advertising,...
A 1950 commercial for Camel cigarettes. It amazes me that we can watch a commercial that is over 60 years old.
Topics: Classic TV Commercial, Advertising, Advertising, Advertisement, 1950s, Fifties, Tobacco
A low budget classic television commercial for Pepto-Bimsol. Aired June 1956 or so. In black and white.
( 2 reviews )
Topics: Low Budget, 1950s, 50s, Fifties, Commercial, TV, Television, classic tv commercial, animated
A somewhat worrying 1950 commercial for Lysol disinfectant. Yes, 1950, notice the lack of an "s". Partially animated. It's not out-of-sync, it just has bad animation.
Topics: Classic TV Commercial, 1950s, 50s, Fifties, TV, Television, Lysol, Old, Clean, Cleaning
A collection of 1958 commercials for Alka-Seltzer with Buster Keaton (no, he was not an ingrediant in Alka-Seltzer, but he appears in the commercials).
( 1 reviews )
Topics: Alka-Seltzer, 1950s, 50s, Fifties, Buster Keaton, Old, Classic TV Commercial, Classic TV...
A 1954 commercial for Camel cigarettes.
Topics: Classic TV Commercial, Advertising, Advertisement, 1950s, 50s, Fifties
From April 1956, a commercial for the range of Chevrolet station wagons. Back in the days when commercials were often long, but only made up a small portion of the hour-long running time.
Topics: Classic TV Commercial, Advertising, 1956, 1950s, 50s, Fifties, Chevrolet, Station wagon, Car, Cars,...
Here are three semi-classic commercials for Betty Crocker cake mix. These aired in the decade usually (but not always) known as the 1950s. Features the message "Just add fresh eggs". One of these also features a closing credits.
( 1 reviews )
Topics: Classic TV, TV, Television, Classic Television, 50s, 50's, 1950s, 1950's, Fifties, Betty Crocker,...
A 1959 commercial for Prell shampoo, aiming the product at women.
Topics: Classic TV Commercial, 1950s, 50s, Fifties, Advertising, Advertisement
A 1959 commercial for Ivory soap, featuring a woman in a bathtub.
Topics: Classic TV Commercial, 1950s, 50s, Fifties, Advertising, Advertisement, Soap, Not edible, Ivory Soap
A 1952 commercial for "Fab" detergent. Complete with cliched 1950s housewives. May actually be from 1951. Picture quality leaves much to be desired.
Topics: Classic TV Commercial, 1950s, 50s, Fifties, Advertising, Advertisement, Laundry Detergent
"Does she or Doesn't she" - 1957 Commercial for Clairol hair color.
Topics: Classic TV Commercial, 1950s, 50s, Fifties, Advertising, Advertisement, Clairol
A 1954 commercial for Pall Mall cigarettes.
Topics: Classic TV Commercial, 1950s, 50s, Fifties, Pall Mall, Causes Cancer, Tobacco, Cigarette, Cigarettes
A *live* commercial for Old Gold filter cigarettes.
Topics: Classic TV Commercial, Television, 1950s, 50s, Fifties, Kinescope
A questionable *live* 1956 commercial for Kent cigarettes.
Topics: Classic TV Commercial, Advertising, Advertisement, 1950s, 50s, Fifties, Tobacco, Cigarettes
A pathetic 1955 commercial for Palmolive soap. The sad part is...some of the same ideas are still used.
Topics: Classic TV Commercial, 1950s, 50s, Fifties, Palmolive, Soap
A classic 1957 TV commercial for Lux Liquid Detergent taken from a daytime TV show (which, as expected, had less minutes advertising than many modern-day United States daytime TV series). The commercial may best be called a "novelty".
Topics: 1957, 50s, 1950s, Fifties, Commercial, Commercials, Advertising, Daytime, Liquid Detergent, Classic...
A 1952 commercial for Kellogg's All-Bran.
Topics: Classic TV Commercial, 1950s, Fifties, Food, Edible, Breakfast
A 1959 commercial for Ken-L Meal dog food, which I believe is no longer sold.
Topics: Classic TV Commercial, 1950s, 50s, Fifties, Dog food, 1959, Cute
Personally, I find 1960s laxative commercials to be kinda depressing. That includes this one.
Topics: Classic TV Commercial, 1960s, 60s, Sixties, Advertising, Advertisement, Old
A mediocre commercial for Crest toothpaste from 1956.
Topics: Classic TV Commercial, 1950s, 50s, Fifties, Advertising, Advertisement
A classic 1959 commercial for Cheerios cereal. Promotes the fact that it is made from oats. (note: as this was taken directly from a 1959 TV episode, it has noticeable distortion in the corners of the image)
Topics: Classic TV, Television, Classic TV Commercial, Cheerios, Food, Edible, Cereal, Breakfast, Breakfast...
The commercial promotes a competition being held at the time, and features Art Linkletter.
Topics: Classic TV Commercial, 1950s, 50s, Fifties, Advertising
A very corny commercial featuring a very corny family. I might be wrong on the year.
Topics: Classic TV Commercial, 1950s, 50s, Fifties, Kellogg's, Food, Edible, Corny
A 1956 *live* commercial for Pillsbury Cake Mix, promoting a competition.
Topics: Classic TV Commercial, Television, 1950s, 50s, Fifties, Advertising, Advertisement
This copy is off-center, please forgive that. A commercial for Gleem Toothpaste, from late 1959.
Topics: Classic TV Commercial, 1950s, 50s, Fifties, Advertising, Advertisement, 1959, Toothpaste
Cars promoted include the 1957 Plymouth, Dodge, DeSoto, Chrysler, and Imperial. Back when one could buy a Chrysler that's as big as a whale...(this is from an hour-long program, which contained only 3 ads)
Topics: Classic TV Commercial, 1950s, 50s, Fifties, Plymouth, Dodge, DeSoto, Chrysler, Imperial, Old,...
Kinda unusual commercial for Skippy Peanut Butter.
Topics: Skippy Peanut Butter, Peanut Butter, Food, Edible, 1950s, Fifties
1955 commercial for a product called "Wizard Wick", designed to remove unpleasant smells like tobacco, fish, onions and cabbage from someones house. This is a very low budget commercial as it aired during daytime (hence, also, why it makes such emphasis on the woman of the house). (note: as of 25 July 2014 the files have been changed...hopefully the picture quality will be better now)
Topics: Classic TV Commercial, 1955, Advertising
Another 1953 commercial for Saran-Wrap.
( 1 reviews )
Topics: Classic TV Commercial, 1950s, 50s, Fifties, Advertising, Advertisement
A 1955 TV commercial aiming Post "40% Bran Flakes" at older TV viewers. This comes from "The Parade Grandstand" which can also be seen on the Internet Archive.
Topics: 1955, 50s, 1950s, Fifties, TV, Television, Commercial, Old
An animated 1958 public service announcement for the Red Cross.
Topics: Classic TV, classic PSA, classic TV commercial, 1950s, 50s, Fifties, 1958, Public Service...
A 1955 commercial for Aunt Jemima pancake mix.
Topics: Classic TV Commercial, 1950s, 1955, Aunt Jemima, Advertising, Advertisement
There's nothing special about this commercial, but I won't let that stop me from uploading it.
Topics: Classic TV, Television, 1960s, 60s, Sixties, Classic TV Commercial, Advertising, Advertisement
A 1964 commercial for Clorox-brand bleach.
Topics: Classic TV Commercial, 1964, 1960s, Clorox, Advertising, Advertisement, Cleaning
An unusual and corny animated commercial for PET Evaporated Milk. I believe this commercial is from 1952. Features a cowboy theme.
Topics: Classic TV Commercial, Advertising, Pet Evaporated Milk, Cowboy, Corny
A 1954 commercial for Calometric weight loss pills. Not a good commercial.
Topics: Television, Classic TV commercial, 1950s, 50s, Fifties
A delightful and well-produced 1956 commercial for Tareyton cigarettes. Judging by this and the commercials I've seen for Lucky Strike, it seems that the "American Tobacco Company" had a very good advertising agency....
Topics: 1950s, 50s, Fifties, Tareyton, Cigarettes, Tobacco, Smoking, Classic TV Commercial, Not Edible
Another 1950s commercial for Winston cigarettes. Not sure of the exact year, though. "Winston Tastes Good - Like a Cigarette Should". Back when you could still smoke on airplanes.
( 1 reviews )
Topics: 1950s, 50s, Fifties, TV, Television, Classic TV Commercial, Smoking, Cigarette, Cigarettes,...
A 1957 television commercial for a Kodak Film Slide Projecter.
Topics: 1957, Reversal Film, Slide Projecter, 1950s, 50s, Classic TV, Classic TV commercial, Old
A 1959 commercial for the 1960 Chevrolet models. This commercial also features Eddie Albert.
Topics: Classic TV Commercial, Advertising, Advertisement, 1950s, 1960s, Chevrolet, General Motors, Eddie...
A commercial for Beech-Nut Sour Stripes chewing gum. This commercial aired during 1966 (prime-time) and is a self-parody.
( 2 reviews )
Topics: Not Edible, WTF, Commercial, Advertising, Gum, Chewing Gum, 60s, 60's, 1960s, 1960's, Sixties,...